Susie Larson has just come out with a new book. It’s entitled Your Sacred Yes: Trading Life-Draining Obligation for Freedom, Passion, and Joy.
Recently, I caught up with Susie to talk about her new book.
Share one or two experiences that shaped the insights in the book.
Susie: About fifteen years ago, a distinguished woman invited me to breakfast though I barely knew her. And what she had to say to me about knocked me silly. I’d been running myself ragged doing all kinds of good things, church things even; but I was about to receive the wake-up call of my life. She leaned in, looked me square in the eye, and proceeded to tell me how once upon a time both she and her husband were respected leaders (like us), and busy at church (like us), and their lives bore lots of fruit (like us, it seemed). But in an unrealized moment of vulnerability, her husband fell morally in a very public way, and their lives came crashing down around them. At the time of our breakfast date, she was still sorting through the wreckage of his choices. She leaned in and said:[Continue Reading…]